Driving licences expire when the driver is 70 and then renewed every three years. The GP can advise when a driver may have to or should consider not renewing their licence. The City of York Council direct older drivers to the ROSPA webpage for advice to consider.
Blue parking badges allow parking concessions for cars carrying people who have a permanent disability. They are also issued to those who are applying for a Blue Badge on behalf of a child under the age of three, who, because of specific medical conditions, needs to travel with bulky medical equipment, needs to return to the vehicle for treatment or to reach a doctor or hospital quickly or is in a cast due to hip dysplasia.
You may be automatically eligible without further assessment if you can provide proof of one of the following:
You may also be eligible 'subject to further assessment' if you either:
In these circumstances, and if you've not previously had a Blue Badge, then you'll be referred to an Independent Mobility Assessor.
You can find out if you are eligible for a Blue Badge on the GOV.UK website
For more information about using your Blue Badge, please visit Blue Badge Parking in York on the City of York Council website.
For more information about:
Please visit the Parking and Travel page on the City of York Council website.
There is a number of taxi companies in York with 9 full-time taxi ranks. Taxi companies can be found through any search engine however if you would like a Council approved company, particularly for people that have specific transport needs, then please use the list of council-approved transport providers
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